Amazon Corporate LLC Sr. Privacy Specialist in Seattle, Washington
Come build the future of privacy with us! To get there, we need exceptionally talented, bright, and driven people. We work in a fast-paced environment across multiple industries, never losing our passion for customers.As a member of the HR Risk and Compliance team, you will play a key role in operationalizing privacy across Amazon's global employee, candidate, and contingent worker populations. This includes engaging with legal, operational teams, technical teams, and senior leaders across the enterprise to help ensure compliant outcomes. You will be responsible for consulting with key stakeholders to drive alignment with global privacy regulatory requirements, including GDPR.In the execution of HR's Privacy Program, you will rely heavily on your subject matter expertise, as well as your project management, analytical, and relationship building skills to develop and deploy innovative strategies for data protection.The identified candidate will demonstrate proven experience to: support diverse stakeholders; evaluate control effectiveness; manage the execution of large, complex projects; improve process efficiency and scalability; understand levels of potential risk and how to address them; provide in-depth consultation; and have the ability to synthesize diverse data to identify patterns, draw conclusions, and prioritize remediation efforts, using risk management concepts.Key Responsibilities Include:* Consult with global legal, finance, benefits, IT, information security, and HR policy, process, vendor, and application owners to ensure that sound protocols are in place to mitigate privacy risks.* Monitor known and emerging risks, measure internal control effectiveness, and develop and own action items to remediate identified risk issues.* Socialize and secure commitment for remediation and risk management strategies.* Create and execute project plans to achieve the defined deliverables.* Develop deep knowledge of the GDPR and data privacy processes and solutions utilized by Amazon.* Consult on the development of business requirements for new system implementations and enhancements.* Draft written narratives to communicate obligations, risk analyses, and recommendations.* Inventory risk and compliance obligations in a governance, risk and compliance (GRC) system framework.* Prepare other supporting documentation such as manager and employee communications, FAQs, and standard operating processes.* Respond to questions and troubleshoot issues.* Manage other HR risk and compliance related projects as needs arise.* Ability to travel up to 25% including international destinations (post-COVID).The successful candidate leverages their background in compliance program management, data protection, records management, human resources, data governance, and/or data modelling to implement privacy controls across the internal technology ecosystem.* 8+ years of experience in an HR, privacy, legal, compliance or risk management role* 5+ years of program management experience, including change management, project management, stakeholder management, user training, and communications* BA/BS degree or equivalent experience* MS Office proficiencyAmazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.